Sunday, 2 July 2017

American bark William W. Crapo underway from the USA towards Japan according to the Dutch newspaper Java-Bode dated 17July 1889

An item dated 15th reported the passing of Nieuw Anjer, Dutch East Indies of the American bark Wm. W. Crapo underway from Philadelphia, USA towards Hiogo, Japan.(1)

1, Master W.W. Hardie, dimensions 215.3 x 41.8 x 24.3 feet, homeport Bedford, tonnage 1.648 tons, owned by Wm.H. Besse and built 1880 at Bath. Maine, USA.